Tamiment Library Award for Documentaries

Ann: fund for social history filmmakers
Blaufarb Award to Support Documentaries Relating to Labor and the Left

The Jacob and Besye Blaufarb Video Library of the American Labor Movement has established a fund to provide assistance to filmmakers working on projects relating to the history of Labor, progressive politics, and American social history. It awards an annual prize of $5,000 to support post-production work. Areas of interest include: labor history, the struggle for immigrant rights, race and class, the civil rights movement, and the women's movement.

The Jacob and Bessye Blaufarb Video Library of the American Labor Movement was established at NYU's Tamiment Library in 1981 to help preserve the memories of American labor and radical movements.

Applicants for funding should submit four copies of the following: a brief project description, treatment, sample video (5-10 minutes), post-production budget, and cvs for key personnel.

Appplicantions should be addressed to:
Michael Nash, Director Tamiment Library, New York University, 70 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y. 10012; michael.nash@nyu.edu.

The application deadline is March 31, 2007. Awards will be announced before July 30.